Advice to New Sound Designers from Academy Award®-winner Richard King

Get insight from an award-winning sound artist on how to approach a project as a new sound designer.

Starting a new project can be intimidating - especially as a beginner.

In this excerpt of the Film Sound Design Master Class with Richard King, the four-time Academy Award®-winning sound artist shares insight for new sound designers. With four Oscar wins for Best Sound Editing – Dunkirk (2018), Inception (2011), The Dark Knight (2009), Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2004) – King is among the most renowned sound designers and supervising sound editors in the industry today.

In the video, King explores how and where to focus your attention when starting a new project in order to achieve the best result with the limited time you have. He also discusses putting oneself in the characters' shoes in order to determine what sonic elements are most important to the story.

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